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Fileside 1.7.2 for Windows
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Fileside 1.7.2 for MacOS
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This trial version is fully functional for 30 days.
Only a few bug fixes this time.
While only a minor release on the surface, this one contains a lot of plumbing improvements below ground, needed to squash some tenacious bugs, and to provide a smoother user experience overall.
1.7 is all about paths. In a welcome update for terminal fans, Fileside now supports tab completion for manually typed-in folder paths, and improved path handling all round.
A minor bugfix release that fixes keyboard shortcuts such as Cmd-C, Cmd-V, Cmd-Z etc in dialogs on Mac.
1.6 is out, in which Fileside becomes a more well-adjusted citizen of its surrounding operating system society, through a bunch of new features focused on improving system integration.
Some polish and minor bug fixes for the new features in 1.5. And a teeny weeny new feature.
Search has been one of the most common feature requests for Fileside since the beginning, and now it’s finally here. A simple, no-nonsense, recursive file system search, that does what you expect and leaves no stone unturned.
To accommodate this, the path box also got a major overhaul, featuring a much improved navigation experience.
Fixes drives not always showing up under This PC on Windows, as well as a potential crash bug.
Strictly a bugfix release for a potential crash when loading or starting up with a pane pointing to a missing directory.
This minor update adds markdown support to the preview, and introduces a build for Apple Silicon.
Previews get a significant boost in 1.4 with support for many more file types. Furthermore, they’re no longer strictly confined to their pane, the new Expand toggle lets you go full-screen when you need to.
When there are conflicts during file transfers, you now have the option to overwrite only if the source file is newer than the corresponding destination file.
Moves are now much faster in most common scenarios.
A focused release addressing one topic only: columns. With 1.3, you have the kind of control over the pane columns that you would expect. Hide, show, move, and automatically fit your columns for each pane.
Strictly a bugfix release to fix a potential crash when loading a layout or starting Fileside.
Some small tweaks and fixes to make the preview experience smoother.
Previews have landed, taking the usefulness of Fileside to hithertho unknown levels with version 1.2. Other additions include built-in support for compressing and extracting zip files, as well as a new file type column.
Whenever you release new features, there’s usually a few Gremlins hiding within them who don’t reveal themselves fully until after release. Fileside 1.1 was no exception. This bugfix release takes care of them.
The 1.1.0 release is mostly about applying some well-needed oil to the internal gears by upgrading a lot of under-the-hood components, but some new features and improvements managed to get snuck in as well.
A slightly bigger, but still minor, release this time, tidying up a few messy corners that needed attention before moving forward.
Another ultra-boring minor release with some under-the-hood fixes for license handling and auto updates.
This release is only for fixing one single bug, but it was a big bad one. Selections were not telling the truth with the Hidden files setting switched to Hide.
The 1.0 release candidate is finally ready. If no major bugs are found, this is the version that will be used for Fileside’s public launch.
Faster transfers and fixed handling of bad filenames.
This is intended to be the last build before 1.0, picking up a few of the remaining little issues and annoyances.
Fixes for symlink-related crash bugs and improvements to sorting and the context menu are the order of the day.
A small bugfix release to fix an annoying crash bug that crept in with the last pre-release commit.
After a hiatus of a few months, Fileside is back with a vengeance, with what’s intended to be the last beta version before launching publicly. As such, it contains the feature set planned for version 1.0.
This release finally fixes some long-known bugs, and adds support for multiple Fileside windows.
Working with layouts is now less of a plight, thanks to bright-looking colours that seduce and delight.
A small update adding standard icons for each file and folder. And some bug fixes.
I’ve been cave diving for the last few weeks. Exploring the depths of a particularly ancient, largely abandoned cave, harbouring a bewildering array of monsters with names such as
PCZZWSTR. Throughout the centuries, they’ve also had pet names like
m_rgfe lovingly bestowed upon them, to further confound the novice explorer. Prying the secrets from their withered claws required many attempts and a host of different tactics.
This update involves a fundamental structural reorganisation of how the folder panes are put together. This was necessary in order to handle the viewing of large folders better.
This might seem like quite a disappointing minor update for such a long development period but in actual fact, it involved a huge amount of work to jig things around (or refactor them as it’s called in the land of software).
A key staple of any self-respecting file manager is copying and pasting.
Quick bugfix release to fix renaming which got broken with 0.1.0.
The first update of the beta phase is here.
If you have already installed a previous version, you should get alerted a short while after starting Fileside that a new version is available and that it will be installed the next time you quit.
Therefore, for the time being, you will need to first restart Fileside to receive the update, and then restart again to apply it.